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About Martina Z.

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Las Vegas, NV
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About Martina
I am an Italian living in Las Vegas since 2013. I have started teaching in 2010, first as an outdoor instructor and then as a language teacher in both private and state school in the UK, and as a private tutor in the USA. I am passionate about languages, in particular my mother tongue Italian, and Spanish, because they open new doors and allow for better communication and intercultural understanding. I aim to engage my students with a variety of teaching techniques to keep them interested, challenged and having fun!

I love the outdoors. I am a climber, ski instructor and a professional photographer.
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Mark March 14, 2018
· Italian · In studio
Great first lesson. We covered a lot of ground from the beginning. Professional, knowledgeable, and accomodating to my specific learning level of Italian.
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Rikki R. February 20, 2018
· Spanish · In home
We have had a few issues with scheduling, my fault completely... however Martina has been extremely patient and I appreciate that. Today was my first lesson, and Martina was great. I felt Very welcome, and I felt Like she really understood what exactly I needed In a lesson. I recommend her absolutely.
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Patty M. February 13, 2018
· Italian · Online
Great first lesson!
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Martina Z.

Martina Z.

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About Gabrielle A.

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Glendale, CA
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About Gabrielle
Bonjour a tous!

Dear Students,

A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York.

The core of my lessons are drawn from language books, which allows everyone to work at his or her own pace during the week. This is supplemented by tailored PDFs that target your particular interests.

Lessons always begin with a dialogue, no matter your level. From how you are feeling, to what you did during the week, to the weather of your best friend's gossip, we warm up with a conversation I type out as we go.

The rest of the lesson is then spent reviewing previous work and introducing new material in a variety of ways, constantly setting a rule in practice. Poems, songs or texts, depen
ding on your interest, keep the content alive and interesting.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

I hope to hear from you, meet you, and work with you!

Sincerely,
Gabrielle
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Hongmei T. September 20, 2018
· French · Online
She has patience for teaching me and has fun at the same time
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Stephen G. September 19, 2018
· French · Online
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Pedro June 5, 2018
· Violin · In home
My son loves his violin lessons
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Gabrielle A.

Gabrielle A.

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Seaside, CA
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About Graciela
I am a Spanish native speaker with a Bachelors degree in Bilingual Executive Communication. I have been tutoring kids and adults for 8 years. I can help you improve your skills in Spanish and English, as well as help you with homework from other subjects, test preparation and study skills to maintain or improve your score.
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Vivian B. October 12, 2018
· Spanish · In home
The lesson was very good, and gave us some tools to practice at home before next week.
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Amanda May 29, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
I've been working with Graciela over the past 8 months to improve my Spanish grammar and conversational skills. Graciela is excellent at tailoring her teaching style to my evolving skills, and she's great at making sure I have the resources to practice on my own. For someone like me, who has low-intermediate speaking and comprehension skills, it's extremely valuable to have an instructor who conducts sessions almost entirely in Spanish (with only very occasional transitions to English to aid in my understanding of subtle points). Graciela's fluency in both languages makes her an ideal tutor for both beginning and advanced students. I'd absolutely recommend her.
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Richard M. May 3, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Well prepared, easy style to adjust to students abilities
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Seaside, CA 93955
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About Carmen G.

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Monterey, CA
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About Carmen
Spanish Native Professor with Master’s in Spanish, Bachelor’s in English, PhD Course , California Single Subject Credential in Spanish, CLAD. Teaching All levels including DELE/SIELE Prep exams. More than 20 yrs of experience in USA and Internationally.

I am a Native Spanish Teacher from Spain with a very strong academic background in Spanish language and Culture combined with over twenty years of experience working in public and private institutions in California and Europe. During all these years, I had the opportunity to work in King City District in Elementary Bilingual School, Monterey and Marina High School with students from diverse backgrounds, migrant students, and students with special needs.
Also, I have been working as adjunct instructor in Cabrillo College teaching different Spanish levels, and currently I am working as ad
junct professor for Monterey International Institute /MIIS beside my part time position for Monterey Adult School.
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Jessica S. December 18, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Carmen is upbeat and energetic, and she tailored the lesson to meet my needs. I am eager to continue my lessons with her!
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Monterey, CA 93940
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About Xhenisa M.

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Staten Island, NY
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About Xhenisa
I love to teach kids it’s my favorite time and even the Greek Language! I’m excited when I have a good communication with the children so I’m trying always to make them happy and feel me as a friend that I’m trying to learn something good for them
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Xhenisa M.

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Dudley, NC
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I understand what how hard it is to learn a new language. That's why I have decided to teach others what I already know. I have experienced with some tutors that aren't easy to learn from. Why? Well it's because the teachers aren't patient and get frustrated with the students. That won't ever be my case. I would teach A student until they are sure on their that they can go out to the world and if lost or any situation, they will be able to speak on their and get to where they need to.

I wasn't taught any of these languages I'm willing to teach. But rather, I was born I them. My family is bilingual. So really I new these to language, (Spanish,English), my whole life. Many people I have taught have told me that I really am patient and should look forwards teaching many other people.
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Meleni M.

Meleni M.

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About jeremy B.

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Tallahassee, FL
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Hi, I'm Jeremy and you are exactly where you need to be if you want to learn French. I actually spent most of my life in France and just recently moved to the U.S in 2017. I graduated elementary and middle school in France and decided to move here to finish school and earn a scholarship. You can always contact me if interested. I am a very serious, but also fun person and would be glad to teach you about the amazing French language and culture.
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jeremy B.

jeremy B.

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